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Ministers bow to pressure to toughen law on sewage dumping in bid to avert Lords defeat

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Ministers have bowed to pressure in a row to introduce tougher action against water companies dumping untreated sewage into rivers.
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Alec Baldwin DELETES Twitter account in wake of tearful ABC interview about...

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